Gen Xers, defined as adults ages 35-49, spend significantly more time on social media than Millennials, ages 18-34, according to a new report from Nielsen.
Sleep loss in teens is correlated with frequent social media use, according to a study titled "Sleepless in school? The social dimensions of young people's bedtime rest and routines."
Under strong pressure from the German government, Facebook is testing a new mechanism to filter "fake news" distributed on its platform in Germany.
A Pew survey suggests that social media usage among younger adults is leveling off - or maybe even decreasing - as their elders sign on in growing numbers.
According to the Israel Defense Force, the militant Islamist group Hamas succeeded in eliciting some classified information from male soldiers by posing as attractive women online.
Speaking in Chicago, Obama emphasized the risk posed by information bubbles, in which social media has played a role along with other factors like regional differences.
Facebook is reportedly preparing a new mid-roll placement that promises to make it harder for consumers to ignore video ads.
n an outpouring of sympathy, well-wishers have raised more than $140,000 for the 18-year-old mentally ill man whose torture was live streamed on Facebook last week.
Four people are being charged with hate crimes in addition to a number of other offenses after they tortured a mentally disabled man while live streaming the incident on Facebook.
A video live streamed on Facebook appears to show four people physically and verbally abusing a mentally ill man in Chicago.